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Bowers, Waymaster Hold Legislative Coffee in Russell

4-14-15 Legislative Coffee 1The Russell Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a Legislative Coffee Tuesday morning at the Dream Theater in Russell with State Senator Elaine Bowers and State Representative Troy Waymaster.

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Garden City, Wilson Students Elected to Lead FHSU's Student Government

Fort Hays State UniversityUlises Gonzalez, Garden City junior, and Molly Morgan, Wilson junior, were elected as president and vice president, respectively, of the Fort Hays State University Student Government Association in elections held April 8-9 for the 2015-2016 year.

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Winterkill Seen in Local Wheat Crop

Wheat EmergenceFrigid temperatures this past winter, combined with a lack of snow, have hurt the area's winter wheat crop according to local experts.

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As Temperatures Warm, Think Pedestrian Safety

Russell Police DepartmentAs warm spring and summer temperatures arrive to the area and the end of the school year approaches, foot traffic increases on Russell streets.

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USDA Invites Applications for Rural Business Development Grants

usda logoThe US Department of Agriculture invites applications for Rural Business Development Grants (RBDG).

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Tuesday's City, School Election Results

VoteRussell County voters went to the polls Tuesday, April 7 to decide several races, including area city council and school board positions and the renewal of a half-cent sales tax for Russell Regional Hospital.

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Possible Return to Stage III Water Conservation Discussed by Russell City Council

Russell City Council 10-7-14The most recent US Drought Monitor released April 2 increased the drought severity for much of Russell County to moderate drought, leading the Russell City Council to discuss a possible return to Stage III Water Conservation at its monthly work study Tuesday afternoon.

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